This is important for all authors everywhere. I personally dislike monopolies of any sort, and Amazon is coming terribly close to monopolizing the online market using shady and disreputable tactics. This isn’t good for authors. Read up on it, do your research, and consider joining your fellow authors in Author’s United.
The ongoing feud between Amazon and book publisher Hachette is drawing out the big names such as Philip Roth, Salman Rushdie and other well-known, highly successful authors. So what sets these authors apart from those already pushing for Amazon to end its standoff with the publisher regarding e-book sales? Well, none of them are actually Hachette-published authors and they signal a new push for federal regulators to investigate Amazon for its allegedly shady e-book pricing tactics.
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